Easy Homemade Caramel Popcorn – Movie Night

Easy Homemade Caramel Popcorn – Movie Night

Create a cozy movie night at home with our delicious Easy Homemade Caramel Popcorn. This sweet and crunchy treat will make your movie-watching experience even more enjoyable. The rich caramel coating perfectly complements the salty popcorn, creating a flavor explosion that’s hard to resist.

Whether you’re hosting a family movie night, a sleepover with friends, or just craving a sweet snack, this recipe is a winner. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make, so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying your favorite films.


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 10 cups popped popcorn (about 1/2 cup unpopped kernels)


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Stir in the brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil while stirring constantly.
  3. Once boiling, stop stirring and let the mixture cook for 4-5 minutes, or until it reaches 250°F (hard ball stage) on a candy thermometer.
  4. Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in the baking soda and vanilla extract. Be careful as the mixture will bubble up.
  5. Place the popped popcorn in a large mixing bowl.
  6. Pour the caramel sauce over the popcorn and gently toss to coat evenly.
  7. Spread the caramel-coated popcorn on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, allowing it to cool and harden.
  8. Once the caramel popcorn is completely cool, break it into pieces and enjoy your movie night!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: About 10 cups of caramel popcorn

Easy Homemade Caramel Popcorn is the perfect snack for a fun movie night. The combination of sweet caramel and salty popcorn is simply irresistible. Make a big batch, cuddle up on the couch, and let the movie magic begin!

Nutrition: Calories 150 | Fat 6g | Carbohydrates 25g | Fiber 1g | Sugar 18g | Protein 1g

So, what are you waiting for? Gather your loved ones, pick a movie, and savor the deliciousness of our Easy Homemade Caramel Popcorn – the ultimate movie night snack!

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